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October 17, 2014

E-Rate Funding Insufficient, District Leadership Groups Contend

Just 9 percent of districts report having adequate bandwidth to support digital learning and assessments, according to a new survey.

October 06, 2014

Superintendents Get New Guidance on Technology Decisions

Two national organizations for district leadership joined forces to give superintendents tips about how to plan for a successful digital conversion.

July 07, 2014

Group Releases New Resources For Districts Grappling With Data Privacy

The Consortium for School Networking released new recommendations to help district leaders protect student data privacy.

June 20, 2014

E-Rate Plan for Wi-Fi Expansion Draws Praise, and Calls for Greater Action

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released his proposal to modernize the E-rate program today, allocating $2 billion over the next two years to boost Wi-Fi in schools.

June 05, 2014

Ed. Groups Push to Boost Federal Funding for Common-Core Tests

Schools will need more money from the federal government to buy the technology they need for online common-core assessments, some education organizations argue.

May 28, 2014

E-Rate Is Billions Short on Meeting Schools' Wireless-Network Needs, Analysis Finds

Schools and libraries need $800 million annually in new E-rate funds to build and maintain adequate internal wireless networks, concludes an analysis from CoSN and EducationSuperHighway.

March 21, 2014

New Guide for District Tech Leaders on Front Lines of Student Privacy Battle

A new guide attempts to offer a step-by-step guide for school districts seeking to protect the privacy of student data when contracting with private companies.

February 07, 2014

School Tech Directors Call for Bigger Staff, Faster Applications for E-Rate

The organization that represents school technology officers wants more than just better connectivity in K-12. It wants faster access to E-rate funds.

October 03, 2013

A Blueprint for Bringing Digital Tools Into Schools

The Consortium for School Networking, an association of K-12 technology officials, has seven recommendations for bringing digital improvements to districts.

October 29, 2012

Natural Disasters, Past and Present, Keep School Tech Officials Busy

CoSN has sent resources pertaining to disaster recovery to technology directors in states in Hurricane Sandy's path.

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